How to Compost at Home

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Waste is a human invention. We are the ONLY creatures on earth that don’t live a zero waste existence. THE RESULT? Over 60 billion pounds of mineral-rich food materials unnecessarily go to landfills each year in the U.S. alone. Become a composting household and divert your family’s food waste from a landfill into compost; which […]

Table Bluff Farm

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Table Bluff Farm is a first-generation, woman-owned, 2-acre micro-farm practicing no-till vegetable and flower production in Loleta, California. Hannah Eisloeffel founded the farm and runs it with her partner, Nic; their dog, Farmer; and a heritage Kunekune pig named Pumpkin. Table Bluff Farm puts the planet before profits to ensure that all can participate in […]

Soil for Kids! Soil Health Education Workshop

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Kiss the Ground Welcomes Captain Planet Foundation – Parents, Educators, and All Ages Welcome Kiss the Ground’s Jessica Handy and Karen Rodriguez host Courtney Kimmel, Vice President of Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate the launch of Soil Quest. This new educational platform is designed to teach young people how to become a hero for their […]

There has never been a better time to cultivate a relationship with the natural world

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Dear Friends, Keep love, gratitude and your community in your heart. Keep your feet on the ground. If you can, literally take your shoes off and feel the Earth. Start a garden. Plant something beautiful today. Continue to build a resilient mindset. Breathe. Breathe again. Be grateful for the resources you have. Share. Bring light to the things […]

Forest Bathing: The only destination is where you are

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By Hana Lee Goldin Picture this: you’re out somewhere in the woods. Maybe you’re with others, or maybe you’re alone. You feel the coolness of the air on your skin, and the chirping of birdsong in the branches; you smell the unmistakable scent of trees. You see at least ten different shades of green all around […]

Presidential Campaign Representatives Share Their Plans for the Future of US Farming

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Last week, Kiss the Ground was honored to take part in Farmers, Soil, and Climate – a presidential forum in Des Moines Iowa.  KTG Co-Founder Finian Makepeace moderated and interviewed several Democratic campaign representatives and one Republican presidential candidate. Each laid out their policies on how they would stand up for America’s family farmers and […]

10 Ways to Love the Soil

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Did you know that building healthy soils on a global scale is one of the best ways to draw down enough carbon to prevent a catastrophic climate crisis? And carbon storage isn’t soil’s only superpower; the ways that soil stands to positively impact the lives of billions worldwide are tangible and immediate: replenished water cycles, […]

5% Day at Whole Foods is April 18th

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Head to your local Whole Foods Market on April 18th! For one day only, 5% of net sales will be donated from forty-four Whole Foods Markets across Southern California to Kiss the Ground. Specifically, funds raised on 5% Community Giving Day will directly benefit our incredible KTG Farmland and Education programs—supporting teachers & farmers, advancing soil education […]

Ensure Your Neighborhood Is Non-Toxic

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DID YOU KNOW? ―Section 9101 of the House Farm Bill would block local control to protect children from harmful pesticides. TAKE ACTION: 1. Please watch and share this video. 2. DOWNLOAD THE 9101 TOOL KIT courtesy of Non-Toxic Neighborhoods. 3. Contact your local representatives to have them remove Section 9101 from the Farm Bill. 4. […]

The Soil Story Curriculum

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Our goal is to increase soil health literacy for children, teens, and adults around the world. Free Middle School Curriculum Download The 5-lesson curriculum, written to serve as supplemental material for the Next Generation Science Standards, teaches about the carbon cycle, photosynthesis, soil science, various agricultural practices, and concludes with a regenerative soil-based project. Our […]

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